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4.0 out of 5 stars Stimulating, 27 Feb. 2013
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This review is from: English Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (Kindle Edition)
This one really does do what it says on the cover. The scope is broad, broader than I expected. The book is structured by taking different types of literature (play poem or novel for example) and meandering through the history of the form with wonderful insights to the context of different writers. The opening chapter on children's literature was particularly surprising a rewarding.

I'm not sure how big the audience that would value this book is. It is perfect for me; someone who loves books but has never really taken any academic interest in them. For some it may not be deep enough, but then it is meant to be a short introduction.
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